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How to Improve Communication and Collaboration Between Developers and Scrum Masters

February 8, 2023
Scrum is a tool that helps people, teams and organizations generate value through adaptive solutions to complex problems. If Scrum is a source of frustration (because, for example, "the Scrum Master keeps on distracting us"), it's a sign that it is not Professional Scrum but the team is just going through the motions and not embracing what Scrum has to offer. In this Scrum Pulse, PSTs Joanna Plaskonka and Magdalena Kucharska will talk about these misconceptions and consider what you can do to make working with Scrum Master better and more effective through communication.
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🇮🇹 Creare prodotti complessi - L'esempio Spacex

February 8, 2023
Creare prodotti complessi impone una strategia di sviluppo centrata sull'esplorazione di soluzioni incrementali. SpaceX è un'ottimo esempio di come un prodotto evolve nel tempo, facendo tesoro dell'esperienza. Spesso, in formazione o in clientela, mi sento dire che è impossibile sviluppare prodotti fisici in modo iterativo e incrementale. "Sai Fabio, questo non è software, noi facciamo prodotti fisici complessi". Ok ok, capisco 😊.
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Die 3 schlimmsten Fehler mit Working-Agreements – und wie Scrum Master diese für immer vermeiden

February 6, 2023
Unternehmen erwarten, dass Scrum Master eine respektvolle Kultur schaffen. Working-Agreements sind eine einfache Möglichkeit, Respekt im Team zu fördern. Leider ist es ebenso einfach dabei Fehler zu machen. Fehler, die Teammitglieder zu Einzelkämpfern werden lassen. Fehler, die zu keinen wirksamen Verbesserungen in der Retrospektive führen. Fehler, die dazu führen, dass neue Mitglieder im Team nicht wirklich ankommen. Erfahren Scrum Master übernimmt die Verantwortung, dass diese Fehler nicht passieren. Wenn du auch bereit bist, diese Verantwortung zu übernehmen und dabei diese Fehler vermeiden willst, dann lies weiter…
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Intro to Scrum (4 of 16): What is a Scrum Team?

February 3, 2023
Is a Scrum team like a rugby team where everyone works together to move the ball? Or is it more like a golf team where we add up the scores of all the individual members at the end? Watch this video to find out what the Scrum Guide definition says and what that all really means to you.
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What is the Increment?

February 3, 2023
We have a Product Owner, a Product Goal, and a Product Backlog in Scrum. Why don’t we have a Product but an Increment? Read this blog to understand the reasoning behind the naming.

Descubrimiento de producto con Lean Startup

February 3, 2023
El descubrimiento de productos es el proceso de investigar, probar y validar ideas para nuevos productos o características usando Lean Startup. Para garantizar que se satisfagan las necesidades de negocio y que se proporcione valor es estrictamente necesario descubrir que quieren los clientes. El objetivo es identificar oportunidades y tomar decisiones informadas sobre qué productos o características construir y cómo construirlos antes de ejecutarlos. Uno de las mejores maneras de usar esto del descubrimiento de producto es lo que ahora te lo comento.
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Why Should I Use Personal Scrum?

February 3, 2023
For 10 years I have been using an adapted version of Scrum to organise my personal and professional life. I call this the Personal Scrum System. The Personal Scrum System is simple and it can help you achieve your Goals, whatever they might be.

La visión de producto

February 1, 2023
En la gestión de producto la visión de producto es muy importante para proveer motivación y propósito al equipo de Scrum y el alineamiento con el negocio. Con una visión apropiada la autogestión llega a tener sentido para orientar adecuadamente el foco del esfuerzo compartido para entregar valor.
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Self-Managing: Scrum’s Most Misunderstood Phrase 

February 1, 2023
Self-managing doesn’t mean that the Scrum Team — or the Scrum Master — is all-powerful.  (Sorry, not sorry!)  It means that the organization gives the Scrum Team the mandate to deliver value according to the product vision and goal within a set of guardrails.  
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10 Tips to Enable Self-Managing Teams

January 31, 2023
In this webinar, Professional Scrum Trainer Ravi Verma shares a play from his Scrum Adoption Playbook – the Scrum Team Quick-Launch or Reboot. He shares the 10 common barriers to the emergence of self-managing Scrum Teams and the 10 practices we use to help Scrum Teams break-through these barriers. He will also leave you with one concrete action you can take immediately after the webinar to deepen your learning and bring this approach to your organization.
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Lean Startup and Scrum

January 31, 2023
Lean Startup provides an approach to delivering breakthrough businesses. It does that by focusing on learning and working with customers and stakeholders to explore the problem and product space. By connecting the ideas of Lean Startup with Scrum practitioners have a blueprint for exploring risk and value. In this blog, we discuss how the two approaches can work together.
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Scrum auf einem Blick: Scrum in 11 Schritten erklärt

January 30, 2023
Der Scrum Guide leistet bereits eine gute Arbeit, das Scrum-Rahmenwerk in seiner Ganzheit zu erklären. Für Scrum-Neulinge ist diese Darstellung zu theoretisch, sie suchen als ersten Einstieg einen Schnelldurchlauf durch einen Sprint. Wenn du weiter liest, dann bekommst du diesen Schnelldurchlauf.
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The Future of Agile Roles != The Future of Agility

January 26, 2023
The story of Capital One laying off hundreds of people in Agile roles is making the rounds. I have no direct connection to Capital One, so I can’t comment about what’s going on there. I'll just say that based on what I hear from people who've been involved, the reality is more complex than it seems on the surface. Check out my thoughts about the future of agile roles and agility in general.

Porqué no te recomendamos usar story points ni velocity

January 26, 2023
En cada interacción que tengo con un equipo ágil, siempre sale la conversación de la velocity y los story points. Siempre siempre siempre, no falla nunca. Y siempre, eso en un punto de inflexión en la relación que tengo con el cliente o las personas que estén compartiendo una capacitación conmigo. Básicamente, unen siempre story points y velocity a Scrum, cosa que no es cierta, ya que nunca han sido mencionados en la guía Scrum. Dejadme explicar porqué recomendamos usar story points ni velocity en tus equipos explicando que son estos 2 conceptos.

El Scrum Master entrega servicios de Coaching Ágil

January 26, 2023
Los mejores Scrum Masters nutren y aumentan sus habilidades y experiencia de coaching ágil con el tiempo, enfocándose en varias áreas que sienten que los ayudarán a ser más eficientes y efectivos. Si bien las técnicas de entrenamiento, consultoría, mentoría, entrenamiento, invisible pero presente y facilitación son las herramientas principales del Scrum Master, saber cuándo y cómo usar una herramienta, técnica o enfoque específico es esencial para que un Scrum Master pueda ayudar a entregar valor.
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The Difference between a Scrum Master and a Project Manager

January 25, 2023
Organizations sometimes misconstrue the role of a project manager with the accountability of the Scrum Master. While a project manager and a Scrum Master are similar in that they both work and interact with teams, there are distinct differences between their roles. 
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Machst du diese 5 Fehler, wenn du bei der Meeting-Moderation auf „schwierige Personen“ triffst?

January 23, 2023
Nichts ist alarmierender als eine solche Aussage: „Sprich bitte in der Pause mit der Labertasche, das halte ich nicht mehr aus!“ Wirst du als Moderator eines Meetings von einem Teilnehmer so angesprochen, sollten alle Alarmglocken läuten. Jetzt wird es höchste Zeit, zu handeln. Unerfahrene Moderatoren begehen reihenweise die gleichen Fehler! Willst du nicht als unerfahren abgestempelt werden, lies weiter. Ich verrate dir fünf „schwierige Personentypen“, auf die ich in den vergangenen Jahren gestoßen bin. Und ich zeige dir, wie du Fehler vermeidest, die ich in diesen Situationen gemacht habe.
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Improving Your Scrum with the Agile Kata (Part I)

January 22, 2023
The Agile Kata is a universal pattern for agile change management. This can be a broad term but that is needed because of its wide array of use and opportunities for the agile community. In this blog series, I will take a very focused approach on how the Agile Kata can help increase the radius and quality of Scrum in your organization or team alike.

¿Qué es el gobierno ágil?

January 20, 2023
El gobierno ágil es una metodología para gestionar y supervisar proyectos e iniciativas en un entorno ágil. Implica un conjunto de principios, prácticas y procesos que ayudan a las organizaciones a alinear sus metas, estrategias y objetivos con sus esfuerzos de desarrollo ágil.
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Every Scrum Team Works on a Vibration - Professional Mind Series (#2)

January 19, 2023
If you look at Scrum Teams all around the world, you recognize a spectrum of productivity from completely passive to fully proactive teams. Productivity is a word that is used to represent the state of our way of working as a team. But beneath it, there is a more fundamental concept called vibration. So, let me walk you through this deep concept.
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Tips to Overcome Agile Skepticism

January 18, 2023
The idea of self-managing teams who have flexible scope and timelines can be perceived as daunting to some executives and senior leaders. In this session, Professional Scrum Trainer, Mary Iqbal talks about some of the common misconceptions about Scrum and Agile in general from a leader’s perspective and how to overcome them.